Iowa State University Comparison

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Overview

ISU
Location Ames, IA
Setting Small City
Enrollment 31,822
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #308
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website iastate.edu
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Costs

ISU
Tuition (In State) $8,042
Tuition (Out of State) $23,230
Room & Board $9,193
Avg Net Price $16,105
Avg Grant Aid $8,287
% Receiving Grant Aid 91%

Admission

ISU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 20,223
Admitted 17,882
Acceptance Rate 88.4%
Enrolled % 28.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.71
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 21/28
SAT Range 1010/1310
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Jul 1, 2023

Academics

ISU
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (20%)
  • Engineering (17%)
  • Agriculture (9%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (7%)
  • Communication (5%)

Outcomes

ISU
Graduation Rate 68%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $53,700
Making Student Loan Payments 74%
Median Student Loan Debt $23,868
Median Loan Payment $246

Diversity

ISU
% Men 56%
% Women 44%
Racial Diversity Low
HBCU No
% White 76%
% Black 3%
% Hispanic 5%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 7%
% Unknown Race 5%

Students

ISU
% In-State 60%
% Out-of-State 38%

Campus

ISU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/